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Writing in Limbo: Modernism and Caribbean Literature

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Gikandi,Simon (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
1992
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/0801425751
Published:
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press
ISBN:
0801425751
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Fiction, History and criticism (genre, time periods, etc.), Carpentier, Alejo (1904-1980)
Notes:
260 p, Contents: Caribbean modernist discourse : writing, exile, and tradition -- From exile to nationalism : the early novels of George Lamming -- Beyond the Kala-pani : the Trinidad novels of Samuel Selvon -- Deformation of modernism : the allegory of history in Carpentier's El siglo de las luces -- Modernism and the masks of history : the novels of Paule Marshall -- Writing after colonialism : Crick crack, Monkey and Beka lamb -- Narration at the postcolonial moment : history and representation in Abeng